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2017 Schedule
6-10, 4th in NFC South
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Bruschi says Cam needs to run less to be effective (1:11)
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Should Newton be considered elite? (1:22)
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2hDavid Newton

Cam Newton throws for 1st time since surgery

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton began a throwing regimen as he continues to rehabilitate his right shoulder following rotator cuff surgery in March.

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Top of the QB market: Cam Newton

Newton has the third-best deal among quarterbacks on their second contracts, although he's likely to be pipped in 2019 by two rising stars.

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77 days to the NFL season: The Panthers forced a league-high 77 turnovers over the last two seasons (postseason included). No other team had more than 68 (Chiefs) during that span. The Panthers had at least two takeaways in 22 games in this span, the most by any team. They were 18-4 in those games. (Harry How/Getty Images)

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Panthers TE Olsen wants to restructure deal

Greg Olsen, who is the NFL's seventh-highest-paid tight end, told ESPN's Adam Schefter on his Know Them From Adam Podcast that he'd like to restructure his contract.

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The Panthers have added an experienced offensive mind in Ron Turner, who will be a consultant to the coaching staff. He has 12 years of NFL experience with the Colts, Bucs and Bears, which included a stint as the offensive coordinator. Turner most recently served as head coach of Florida International from 2013-16.

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Proehl taking father time (4:59)
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11dDavid Newton

Under-the-radar names to know from OTAs: Taylor Moton

For a Panthers line that suffered from a lack of depth last season, Moton has a chance to provide relief at multiple positions and possibly start if Michael Oher doesn't return from concussion protocol.

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Former Buffalo Bills director of player personnel Rob Hanrahan has been hired by the Carolina Panthers as a pro scout. Panthers also promoted Bryan Porter to director of football operations.

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Cam Newton called plays for part of the final day of Panthers minicamp. He did do a few handoffs but much of his workout was limited to footwork drills like this:

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The only player (with the exception of the uncertainty of Michael Oher) that Panthers coach Ron Rivera thought might not be ready for training camp is DE Ryan Delaire, who is recovering from a knee injury.

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McCaffrey participates in 1st Panthers practice

Christian McCaffrey, sidelined by NFL rules that required him to wait until Stanford officially completed its academic year, got his first action on the field with the Panthers on their final day of minicamp Thursday.

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera wouldn't say if he expected Michael Oher in training camp next month. Oher, still in the concussion protocol, reported to the team but was not on the field for the three days of minicamp. Darryl Williams, who made 10 starts last year, and rookie Taylor Moton would battle for the starting spots if Oher is still sidelined. What Rivera said Thursday:

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Panthers first-round pick Christian McCaffrey said he felt comfortable in his first day of minicamp, the final day for the team but the first the former Stanford running back could participate in drills because Stanford's academic quarter ended Wednesday.

Team Stats

Passing Yards230.3Tied-21st
Rushing Yards113.410th
Points For23.115th
Points Against25.126th

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